Zip Trekking Insurance

You have been zip lining before, but the ride was just too short. You are looking for a slightly more thrilling ride that lasts a little longer. Zip trekking gives you just that. You are able to see the trees, valleys, rivers, and scenery longer.

Atlas Travel Insurance


Customizable travel medical insurance for single trips.



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While many insurance companies charge extra to cover extreme sports, Atlas Travel® insurance includes coverage for injuries that may occur while you are on an international trip.

Seeking out these trekking experiences will probably lead you to travel the world, which means you need to consider purchasing travel insurance. Atlas Travel insurance from HCC Medical Insurance Services (HCCMIS) not only keeps you covered while you travel, but can help you avoid high medical bills that result from zip trekking accidents. Many insurance companies charge customers extra for that kind of coverage, but when you purchase an Atlas Travel plan you will receive zip trekking insurance at no additional cost. Having both travel and zip trekking insurance can give you that peace of mind you are looking for as you travel and explore new places.

Competitors charge 15% more for sports injuries, but Atlas Travel covers them without adding cost!

While many insurance companies charge extra to cover extreme sports, Atlas Travel insurance includes coverage for injuries that occur while zip trekking abroad at no additional charge. With Atlas Travel insurance you would be covered in the event of an eligible zip trekking accident or injury on your vacation. You do not want to find yourself in a situation that requires medical attention or emergency medical evacuation without insurance. Atlas Travel is an affordable insurance solution, and you can keep yourself covered against the high costs of medical care for covered injuries that could occur while you are zip trekking.

If you are traveling outside of the U.S., you will want to consider Atlas International® insurance. If you are traveling to the U.S. to get a thrill, Atlas America® is the medical insurance plan for you! So if you are considering doing some recreational zip trekking on your upcoming trip, then purchasing Atlas Travel might be a great idea!

Zip Trekking History

Zip trekking emerged out of zip lining, which has been used in mountainous areas for hundreds of years. Zip trekking is not a modern sport or activity. In fact, many countries have zip trekking and lining for transportation, delivering supplies, and mail.

The activity has strong historical ties in China, Australia, and jungle regions of Central America. In these countries, zip trekking has been used as a way for people in remote, almost inaccessible regions, to be connected to the outside world.

In more modern history, zip trekking has become associated with eco-tourism, cruise recreational activities, and other tourist purposes. Some of the most popular zip trekking experiences are had in Costa Rica, Australia, and Nicaragua. Many people enjoy trekking across the canopy of the jungle.

We have many years of experience caring for our members while they are on overseas adventures and coordinating their medical care in different languages and across borders. Atlas International insurance is great for international travel adventures with many of the benefits tailored to the sports enthusiast, including:

Benefits of Zip Trekking Insurance Coverage

  • Online quote, purchase, and fulfillment so you get the coverage you need in 5 minutes or less!
  • Up to $1 million in coverage for eligible injuries or illnesses
  • 100% coverage for eligible injuries and illnesses outside the U.S.
  • $1,000,000 in Emergency Medical Evacuation coverage
  • No copay for emergency room visits for injuries
  • Prescription medication coverage
  • Emergency ambulance transport coverage
  • Physical therapy visits
  • Crisis response coverage
  • Personal liability coverage
  • Trip interruption / Trip delay
  • Bedside visit

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Key Benefits of Atlas Travel® insurance from HCCMIS

Covered Benefits Provided With Atlas Travel insurance
Guaranteed acceptance Yes: No medical underwriting is required for eligible individuals. See the Description of Coverage for full eligibility
Coverage for pre-existing conditions (excludes chronic and congenital conditions) Limited: Up to medical coverage maximum lifetime for eligible medical expenses for the acute onset of a pre-existing condition. See the Description of Coverage for more details.
100% coverage for accidents and injuries outside the U.S. Yes: We will pay 100% of eligible medical expenses after the deductible, up to the overall maximum limit of the policy. See the Description of Coverage for more details
100% coverage for accidents and injuries inside the PPO Yes: For eligible expenses within the PPO Network after the deductible; outside of the network incurred charges are also subject to coinsurance.
Sports coverage at no additional charge Yes: Coverage for eligible injuries or illnesses related to sports activities. See the Description of Coverage for limitations.
Emergency medical evacuations available 24/7 Yes: $1,000,000 in coverage regardless of policy maximum.
Complete online enrollment capabilities & immediate fulfillment Yes: Selecting 'Yes' to online fulfillment when purchasing will ensure your policy information will be available to print once your application has been processed and your credit card approved.

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At HCCMIS, we understand the stress of planning a trip, which is why we offer 24/7 customer service that can help you find the right plan or answer any questions you may have about an existing plan. We also offer a number of travel assistance services that you might find helpful: pre-trip destination information, emergency cash transfers, medical monitoring, and assistance in replacing passports and other travel documents, and many more! You can learn more about these and our other services by visiting our Customer Service page!

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HCC Medical Insurance Services, LLC (HCCMIS) is a service company that is a subsidiary of HCC Insurance Holdings Inc. HCCMIS is regulated by the State of Indiana in our capacity as Third Party Administrator. HCCMIS has authority to enter into contracts of insurance on behalf of the Lloyd's underwriting members of Lloyd's Syndicate 4141, which is managed by HCC Underwriting Agency Ltd.